One wonders if civil disturbances across the United States during the summer of 2016 following shootings of unarmed suspects by law enforcement officers would have escalated the way they did if the police had used and released body-worn camera evidence, rather than allowing a vacuum to develop in which smartphone Read More
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Each year, loss prevention directors are evaluated based at least in part on retail shrink results. At a minimum, poor retail shrink numbers negatively affect bonuses and department morale. At times, unacceptable results may even lead to dismissal.
Forward-thinking LP professionals, like golfers in search of the key that will elevate Read More
After completing the three-part series on the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine, I promised to write an additional article that looks at the current and future state of some subjects we discussed that have a huge influence on the retail loss prevention profession. As I looked at the Read More
Closed circuit television, or CCTV, is a television transmission system that is applied with the use of video cameras to transmit a signal to a specific, limited set of monitors. As the name implies, it is a system in which the circuit is closed and all the elements are directly Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: Scott Ziter is director of asset protection for Price Chopper Supermarkets based in Schenectady, New York. He began his career as a store detective with Stop & Shop where he rose through the organization to director of asset protection and then vice president of asset protection for Stop Read More
Gerald Becker, former chief product officer at USS, a leading integrator of IP video surveillance and access control systems, shared some thoughtful advice with LP Magazine on how to boost ROI when rolling out a new IP camera system. During the conversation, Becker addressed some of the struggles that can Read More
By Jen Richard
There are a number of important benefits – beyond loss prevention analytics – that can be derived throughout the organization from implementing DVR camera systems. Following are some of the highlights by business area. [Editor’s Note: These observations were excerpted from “Leveraging DVR System Analytics Throughout the Organization,” which was Read More
By Jen Richard
When Jen Richard was tasked with building a case for DVR camera system installations in Canadian retailer West 49 stores in 2010, she took the challenge and rallied the stores. This article illustrates how Richard was able to prove the ROI and tremendous benefits of the technology to senior management.
When Read More
By Adam Paul
While loss prevention may be a universal focus for retail organizations, the way that the loss prevention program is approached and implemented can provide us wide a wide spectrum of possibilities and a broad scope of challenges based on the particular type of organization. Here we will take a closer Read More
Dean Henrico is senior vice president of loss prevention for Loblaw Companies Limited where he is responsible for loss prevention strategies across the enterprise. He has more than twenty-seven years of retail experience in both LP and operations. Prior to coming to Loblaw, Henrico worked for Walmart Canada as well Read More